Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 95.0.1020.30 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 154327
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Synopsis

The remote host has an web browser installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Microsoft Edge installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 95.0.1020.30. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the October 21, 2021 advisory.

- Use after free in PDF Accessibility in Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.54 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37993)

- Heap buffer overflow in Skia in Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.54 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-37981)

- Use after free in Incognito in Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.54 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37982)

- Use after free in Dev Tools in Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.54 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37983)

- Heap buffer overflow in PDFium in Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.54 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37984)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Microsoft Edge version 95.0.1020.30 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6d633bfe

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37981

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37982

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37983

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37984

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37985

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37986

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37987

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37988

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37989

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37990

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37991

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37992

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37993

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37994

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37995

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37996

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-42307

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154327

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_95_0_1020_30.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/21/2021

Updated: 11/15/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37993

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:edge

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft Edge (Chromium), SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37981, CVE-2021-37982, CVE-2021-37983, CVE-2021-37984, CVE-2021-37985, CVE-2021-37986, CVE-2021-37987, CVE-2021-37988, CVE-2021-37989, CVE-2021-37990, CVE-2021-37991, CVE-2021-37992, CVE-2021-37993, CVE-2021-37994, CVE-2021-37995, CVE-2021-37996, CVE-2021-42307

IAVA: 2021-A-0491-S